Denise Parker’s CV is certainly one to admire. An executive and personal coach, business trainer, facilitator and published author, Denise has almost 20 years’ experience leading development programmes for large corporations, small businesses and Central Government.
Home Instead Senior Care has secured a ninth ‘outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the inspection of its Oldham and Saddleworth franchise.
Insurance companies have once again come in for criticism from consumer groups, after it was revealed they penalise motorists for accidents or minor damage – even when it’s not their fault.
The country’s top franchisees have been named by the British Franchise Association (bfa) at the 2016 HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards.
It was a carnival atmosphere in Leeds on Wednesday 28th September when people took to the streets to celebrate the achievements of Yorkshire’s Olympians and Paralympians during a city centre parade.
TaxAssist Accountants’ business model has helped its first franchisee in Australia, Avendra Narayan, enjoy a highly successful six months providing small business services to Sydney’s Liverpool district.
Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced the opening of its latest franchised store on Sturry Road in Canterbury.
For the fourth consecutive year, TaxAssist Accountants, the UK’s largest network of small business accountants, has been awarded ‘5-star franchisee satisfaction’, based on positive feedback from its network of more than 200 franchisees.
September proved to be a month to remember for Driver Hire’s franchisees. The leading transport & logistics recruitment specialist’s nationwide network chalked up turnover of £10.7m – an all time record in the company’s thirty plus years of trading.
Charles Millar is no stranger to being his own boss. He’s worked for himself on and off since he was 20 years old in the IT sector for some of the world’s largest brands, including Hewlett Packard and UBS Bank.
Anytime Fitness, the world’s fastest growing fitness franchise, today announces the opening of its 100th UK health club.
ActionCOACH was awarded Best Mid-Priced Franchise (£25-99k investment) at the RBS Best Franchise Awards 2016.
European CEO Magazine has awarded Ian Christelow, co-founder and Managing Director of ActionCOACH UK, the world’s number one business services franchise*, the Business Coaching “Entrepreneur of the Year 2016” for Western Europe.
In 2013, ActionCOACH was awarded “5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction” status by Smith and Henderson, following outstanding feedback undertaken anonymously by ActionCOACH franchise owners. This year, they have secured the 5 Star status again and have been shortlisted for the Best Mid-Priced Franchise 2016.
Jamie Goral joined ActionCOACH in 2013 and in just two years won their award for best business growth. One year later and he has been shortlisted for the Startups Franchisee of the Year 2016.
Andrew Davis enjoyed a successful career in the British Army with active service in the Balkans and Iraq, and has gone on to build a highly successful business providing quality care at home to older people and vulnerable adults.
One of the UK's leading and fastest growing doughnut brands Dum Dum Doughnuts are going from strength to strength in 2015.
Buckinghamshire care provider, Caremark (Aylesbury & Wycombe) is to hold an information morning and a demonstration of a new tablet designed to make it easy and safe for its older clients to communicate with friends, family and care workers.
Anytime Fitness, the world’s fastest growing fitness franchise, today announces the opening of its 3000th health club. The occasion will be marked with a ceremony at a new club in Stroud later this month.
Granite Transformations’ Chief Operating Officer, Danny Hanlon, having taken up an equivalent post in the Group’s North American operation, General Manager, Hayley Fenn now assumes day-to-day responsibility for running the UK and Ireland retail franchise
Following feedback from thousands of franchisees, we're delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2015 Best Franchise Awards
Iconic British brand, Harry Ramsden’s, has opened its first overseas outlet in over a decade.
The French Franchise Federation and Reed Expositions look forward to seeing you at the new edition of the Franchise Expo Paris show, which is to be held from Sunday 20 March to Wednesday 23 March 2016.
After spending more than two decades in the financial sector, Lee Jackson was looking for a challenging business to invest in. Right at Home ticked all the boxes and enabled Lee to work in his local area
TaxAssist Accountants franchisee John Mayer invited the local business community to join him for a celebratory party at his shop on Drove Road on October 16 2015 to help him and his team celebrate 15 years of working in the town.
Alastair studied engineering at University and worked in several positions with various companies before he looked at running his own business. Here he speaks about the decisions he made in becoming Right at Home's seventh franchisee
Hakeem Anjorin was looking to give something back to his community and wanted to make a change to the health care sector, investing in his Right at Home franchise in Croydon
Tim Haigh opened Right at Home's first franchise in August 2011. Watch him speaking about his story with Right at Home
TaxAssist has announced a new master franchise in Queensland, and plans for further offices in New South Wales.
Award-winning transport & logistics franchise, Driver Hire, has further strengthened franchise support. To aid franchisees’ sales efforts and enhance after-sales support, Driver Hire has added two new staff to its eServices team: Shadia Teers and Jimmy Singh.
Harry Ramsden’s, the iconic British brand world famous for its fish and chips, has signed a new franchise agreement for a further territory in England.
Franchise opportunities come in all shapes and sizes, but one sector that has become increasingly successful is the fitness industry, with brands such as Anytime Fitness becoming household names.
The shortlist for the 12th annual Startups Awards has been announced – with six companies in the running for the Franchisee of the Year Award.
In their most recent publication, renowned culinary franchise magazine Food Franchise has ranked Chopstix Noodle Bar 25th out of the 50 best and most profitable franchise opportunities in the UK.
TaxAssist Accountants in Kettering invited the small business community to join them for a launch party and networking evening at their new shop on Silver Street.
Kitchen makeover franchise firm Dream Doors has announced the appointment of Bill Owen as the company's new Director of Franchising. Owen is a well-known and respected figure in the franchise world, and has been recruited to help the UK's largest kitchen facelift retailer through a period of unprecedented growth.
Auditel are extremely proud to welcome not just one but seven new franchisees to their network this month. Mark Devenport, Liam Gahan and Brian Bastible are just three of the franchisees who are joining the network. All three are finishing their training this month and are ready and raring to go with their new business ventures.
The National Franchise Exhibition will offer a huge range of business opportunities to aspiring franchise owners at the NEC, Birmingham, on October 2 – 3 2015
Our vision – "to build an enduring reputation as the U.K's most trusted oven cleaning company in the eyes of our Franchisees, their customers and our trading partners"
With more and more companies looking to make the move into the world of franchising, we take a look at 4 who are well on their way to becoming franchises. We have kept the names secret for now, until all the details are finalised.